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29th Regiment, Maine Infantry

Organized at Augusta and mustered in December 17, 1863. (Cos. "A" and "D" transferred from 10th Maine Battalion.) Left State for New Orleans, La., January 31, arriving February 16, 1864. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Corps, Dept. Gulf and Army Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to March, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Army Shenandoah, to April, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of Washington, to June, 1865. District of South Carolina, Dept. South, to June, 1866.

Moved to Brashear City, La., February 20, 1864; thence to Franklin February 21. Red River Campaign March 10-May 22. (10th Maine Battalion join May 30.) Advance from Franklin to Alexandria March 14-26. Battle of Sabine Cross Roads April 8. Pleasant Hill April 9. Monett's Bluff, Cane River Crossing, April 23. At Alexandria April 25-May 13. Construction of dam at Alexandria April 30-May 10. Retreat to Morganza May 13-22. Mansura May 16. Duty at Morganza till July 2. Moved to New Orleans, thence to Washington, D. C., July 2-13. Snicker's Cap Expedition July 14-23. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Berryville August 21 and September 3-4. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty near Middletown till November 9. At Newton till December 30, and at Stevenson's Depot till April, 1865. Moved to Washington, D. C., and duty there April 22 to June 1. Provost duty during Grand Review May 23-24. Moved to Savannah, Ga., June 1-5, thence to Georgetown, S. C., June 14-15. Duty at various points in South Carolina, with headquarters at Darlington till March, 1865. Moved to Hilton Head, S. C., March 27, and duty there till June 21. (A Detachment at Helena and Seabrook Islands.) Mustered out Company "A" October 18, 1864; Regiment June 21, 1866.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 40 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded, and 4 Officers and 191 Enlisted men by disease. Total 237.

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